Holiday Shopping Season

  • Christmas Weekend Saw Worldwide In-App Revenue of $500 Million (Report)

    … Worldwide in-app revenue for the Christmas holiday in 2016 was up “significantly” year-over-year, according to new data from application store optimization company Sensor Tower. Specifically, Sensor Tower Store Intelligence found that user spending in apps over the Christmas holiday in 2016 (Dec. 24 through 26) grew 52 percent when compared…

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  • All the Feels: How Brands Use Holiday Video Campaigns

    … airports all over the world every holiday season, but Heathrow focused on two extra special passengers in its video. It follows a couple that also happen to be senior teddy bears making their way through the airport. It follows them through passport control, getting their luggage at baggage claim, buying goodies from a shop and ultimately reuniting…

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  • Facebook Adds Dynamic Ads for Mobile App Installs

    … Facebook Thursday announced the launch of dynamic ads for mobile application installs. The social network pointed out research from Gartner showing that smartphone sales were at least 10 percent higher in the fourth quarter of 2015 than in any other quarter that year, adding that purchases of smartphones lead to app downloads. Facebook said…

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  • Mobile Devices Driving Longer Holiday Shopping Season

    … smartphones, we’re really talking about “Cyber Months.” For more information from HookLogic, including insights from last year and this, visit its holiday hub. Image on homepage courtesy of Shutterstock. …

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  • Social Customer Service Will Rule the 2017 Holiday Season (Report)

    … The holiday marketing campaigns are underway and consumers are gearing up for the height of shopping season. While everyone seems prepared, it’s important to note that consumers have expectations when it comes to social messaging and communication with brands during the holiday season. A fourth-quarter report from Sprout Social provides tips…

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  • Facebook Testing New Multiproduct News Feed Ads

    … Facebook is testing a new type of multiproduct News Feed ad with advertisers including Michael Kors and Lowe’s. Marty Swant of SocialTimes parent Adweek reported that the new ad units work as follows: A main image or video is featured, with related product images underneath, and when users click on the ad, they are directed to a second page…

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  • 9 Things to Note Before Launching a Facebook Coupon Offers Campaign

    … coupon campaigns on Facebook can be very effective for most industries and has proven to yield results. Below is a quick list of some possible coupon campaigns: Customer loyalty Exclusive social fans Holiday/seasonal Influencer Following/liking/sharing on Facebook Pre-launch Weekly/monthly coupons Facebook is a great social platform to use…

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  • Twitter and the Holiday Shopping Season (Infographic)

    … You may still be munching on Halloween candy, but the holiday shopping season is upon us. Twitter shared the infographic below with information on how its users research and shop via the social network, and highlights include: Ready to spend: Twitter shoppers spent an average of $811 during the holidays in 2015. They have higher budgets…

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  • 5 Ways to Leverage Consumer-Led Social Media This Holiday Season

    … As we approach another holiday shopping season, marketers everywhere are gearing up for their annual social media marketing strategy. Given the growth and evolution of social media–and in particular, the accelerating role of social influencers in driving brand perception and purchasing decisions–there is a growing awareness of the need…

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  • Twitter Introduces Website Conversions Objective

    … helps advertisers retarget customers and drive more conversions. Resnick explained that campaigns under the website conversions objective use data from Twitter’s website tags and interest and intent signals to boost conversions while meeting advertisers’ goals for cost per conversion. She also revealed that Twitter’s website clicks or conversions…

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  • Benchmarking Social Data: The Key to Social Insights

    … company of more than 20 internet brands. Some are niche e-commerce sites (Fabric.com), some are e-retail giants (Zappos) and some generate revenue through content and advertising (IMDB). Benchmarking sub-brand share of voice and sentiment can provide insight into which properties are pulling their weight in driving consumer word of mouth and which…

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  • 70% of In-Store Purchases Will Be Driven By Online Research (Infographic)

    … End-of-year shopping is no longer contained between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Last year, Facebook advised marketers to start preparing their campaigns as early as August–prudent advice with social users preparing well in advance of the holidays. An infographic from Taykey provides insights for holiday 2016 marketing based on analysis from…

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  • 4 Social Strategies to Get Ready for the Holidays

    … this holiday season may not outperform last year, we are expecting trends from previous years to carry over, like the increasing use of mobile and local elements in consumer shopping behavior. With consumers using their mobile devices as their primary shopping tools, social media is set to play a critical role in their buying decisions. Marketers taking…

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  • More Facebook Ad Spend Goes to Video in Q1 (Report)

    …, the largest since the third quarter of 2014, reaching 1.32 percent, while gaming advertisers set a CTR mark at 0.84 percent. As expected, cost per thousand impressions (CPMs) were down versus the fourth quarter of 2015 and the holiday shopping season, slipping 7 percent to $5.94, but up 39 percent year-over-year. Gaming advertisers saw a 9 percent…

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